We extend the technique of digital holography to the case of propagation through nonlinear media. We experimentally verify the technique by reconstructing nonlinear dynamics within a self-defocusing medium and nonlinearly imaging through it.
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(070.0070) Fourier optics and signal processing : Fourier optics and signal processing
(070.4340) Fourier optics and signal processing : Nonlinear optical signal processing
(090.0090) Holography : Holography
(090.1995) Holography : Digital holography
C. Barsi, W. Wan, and J. W. Fleischer, "Digital Reconstruction of Nonlinear Beam Propagation," in Frontiers in Optics 2008/Laser Science XXIV/Plasmonics and Metamaterials/Optical Fabrication and Testing, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper FTuM4.
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